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Rare case of fungal arthritis of knee joint in non-immunocompromised patient

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Author Details : Nandkishor Goyal, James Manu Kuris, Rakesh B Singh*, Ameya Thaware

Volume : 7, Issue : 2, Year : 2021

Article Page : 175-177

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Fungal septic arthritis is a rare medical and surgical problem in orthopaedics. It mainly occurs in immunocompromised state. However our patient was not immunodeficient. The knee is most common site involved. Sometimes polyarticular involvement is also seen. Our case had monoarticular left knee joint involvement. Debridement and Antifungal therapy are the main stay of the treatment. Few cases of fungal septic arthritis are reported in literature. Our Patient showed good result with our treatment.

Keywords: Amphotericin B, Debridement of joint, Orthopaedic management and Poor prognosis.

How to cite : Goyal N , Kuris J M, Singh R B, Thaware A , Rare case of fungal arthritis of knee joint in non-immunocompromised patient. Indian J Orthop Surg 2021;7(2):175-177

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